Comune di Capoterra

Panorama of Capoterra

Coat of arms

Location of Capoterra in Sardinia

Coordinates: IT 39°10′28″N 8°58′16″E / 39.17444°N 8.97111°E / 39.17444; 8.97111
Country Italy
Region Sardinia
Province / Metropolitan city Cagliari
  Mayor Francesco Dessì
  Total 68.25 km2 (26.35 sq mi)
Elevation 54 m (177 ft)
Population (30 November 2010)
  Total 24,017
  Density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Capoterresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 09012
Dialing code 070
Patron saint Sant'Efisio
Website Official website

Capoterra (Cabuderra in Sardinian; from Latin Caput Terrae, "head of the Earth") is a town and comune in the province of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. At 2011 national census it had 24,017 inhabitants and is part of the Cagliari metropolitan area.

It is located on the western arm of the Golfo degli Angeli, about 15 kilometres (9 mi) from Cagliari. Economy is mostly based on services, although the tourism sector grew notably in the past decades.

Twin towns

See also

18th century coast defence tower of Su Loi
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